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    Root level re-direct like facebook.com/my-name

    How can I redirect www.mydomain.com/person.php?ref=my-name to www.mydomain.com/my-name

    My attempt...

    RewriteEngine on
    RewriteBase /
    RewriteRule ^([^/]+)/?$ /athlete.php?ref=$1 [L]

    ...Internal Server Error

    Thank you.
    spitfireweb

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    sfw,

    If you want to access the value of any key in a query string, you must use a RewriteCond to access the {QUERY_STRING} variable. See tutorial linked below for examples.

    Regards,

    DK
    David K. Lynn - Data Koncepts is a long-time WebHostingBuzz (US/UK)
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    mod_rewrite Tutorial Article (setup, config, test & write
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